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    July 11, 2011
    5:00 - 5:59am PDT  

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the missing bay area fishermen in mexico's sea of cortez. the new strategy that may get underway today. also kidnap victim jaycee dugard is speaking out. why she said she wrote a book about her ordeal. it's all ahead on ktvu morning news. well, good morning to you. welcome to a brand new day, a brand new week monday july 11th. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. it's a little misty out there. >> yeah, it is. >> check in with steve paulson for the weather. >> all right, pam and dave, on this monday morning last week we were talking about hot temperatures and this week very cool temperatures, extensive low clouds and fogs. 50s 60s coast and bay. no way it's going to warm too much. 70s inland or few upper 70s very low compared to a week ago. traffic on 680 is moving along nicely but definitely
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some weather moving through the bay area when it comes to mist and drizzle. and it's going to make the roads wet. so just be careful. this is a look at the westbound bay bridge toll plaza. that traffic is light. 5:00 let's go back to the desk. overnight a fire at a local elementary school. ktvu's jade hernandez is in daly city to tell us what happened. jade. >> reporter: well, the fire destroyed a classroom right here at skyline elementary. we are live in daly city this morning. and we can't take you inside the damaged classroom. this is where our cameras can show you the materials inside. books, chairs, audio-visual equipment, all damaged in this fire from last night. and we just checked in with the north county fire authority which responds for daly city, brisbane and pacifica. the spokesman for the department says they don't have a cause this morning and it's not suspicious at this point. fortunately students don't return to school for little more than a month. investigators are looking into whether this fire was intentionally set. firefighters say that the fire appeared to have started
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outside the building. now they were able to put the flames out within about 15 minutes of their arrival. the school is located on christian avenue surrounded by duplexes. no one was hurt and it looks like flames did not spread far from the portable building. we're going to have more on this story and more from the fire department coming up. live from daly city, jade hernandez, back to you. well, san francisco firefighters are on the scene of a fire in the city's sunnyside neighborhood. that fire started at about 2:30 this morning at a home on melrose avenue. the flames then spread to a second house. firefighters report no injuries. no word yet on what started that fire. time now 5:02. two shootings in less than a week on the same east bay hiking trail. the latest one happened just hours ago. ktvu's kraig debro's in pittsburg right now where once again the delta trail has become a crime scene. kraig. >> reporter: yeah, dave. and the people we've spoken to in these recent cases over the past couple of weeks say it's
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no surprise that people hang out here, but this is about the worst it's ever been for them. if you look behind me we're right on top of the delta trail just south going down railroad avenue just south of highway 4. police are flanking either side of the trail. they told me they're doing that in order to prevent people from coming out their back gates and contaminating evidence at the crime scene. not a whole lot is known about this shooting. i did speak to a man from the dispatch earlier the east bay regional park dispatch. he tells me they received a call from the county sheriff's office around 6:00-- 6 minutes to midnight rather. the report was that a man had been shot. the unidentified man is now being treated at john mere medical center in walnut creek. for some this trail is becoming less and less safe every day. we mentioned at the top the shooting here last week that one was near atlantic and harbor a man shot in the back of the head. he died over the weekend. now we have another shooting case to follow at this same place. reporting live in pittsburg,
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kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. time now 5:03. overnight arrest in oakland after an officer-involved shooting. this happened about midnight outside of this lucky store on macarthur and 38th avenue. we have few details but we do know officers came into contact with two men. and reportedly the officers felt threatened and they opened fire. now no one was hit, but one man is in custody. oakland police are still searching for a second person of interest. a police chase ended just hours ago in fremont after the driver of a stolen car lost control and crashed. two men were arrested. a woman also a suspect was taken into custody with -- taken to a hospital with minor injuries. now police say the three of them stole the car at gunpoint in san pablo about 12:30 this morning. they then led police on a chase on interstates 80 and 580 before they got onto mission boulevard. that's where spike strips damaged their tires.
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the car crashed on the northbound 880 onramp at mission boulevard. the navy dive team could join the search effort today for seven fishermen missing off the coast of baja, california. the contra costa times reports the team was scheduled to arrive in mexico over the weekend. now the team will conduct an underwater search of the fishing boat that went down more than a week ago. the coast guard will also continue its own search today. 27 people were on board that boat. one person is confirmed dead. now three brothers who survived the sinking are hoping a fourth brother comes home okay. gary, craig and glen wong were on the boat with their brother bryan. the brothers say bryan actually woke them up and alerted them to the sinking boat but then they lost track of him in the scramble to get off the boat. the brothers admit the possibility that bryan is alive gets smaller with each passing day. >> we're getting constant updates, but it's the not knowing part that is hard on
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everybody i'm sure. >> start the diving operation of recovery it's going to be -- it won't be closure to any of us. >> the three brothers say bryan is the best fishermen of the four of them. bryan wong has a wife and two daughters. you can find more coverage of this story on our website ktvu.com. we also posted video of last sunday's rescue. just click on the lost fishermen tab. time is now 5:06. president obama has scheduled an 8:00 a.m. news conference giving us an update on those negotiations to raise the national debt limit. coming up for you at 5:15 we'll have a live report from our washington d.c. newsroom on what president obama has promised to do every day until a deal is reached. the book written by kidnapped victim jaycee dugard doesn't go on sale for another day, but it is already a best seller. in her first televised interview, dugard describes the
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moment that she was snatched off a south lake tahoe street by phillip and nancy garrido. dugard says she remembers walking up a hill from her home and being paralyzed by a stun gun. she remembers waking up in the back of the car with nancy garrido holding her down. when asked why she wrote a book about her experiences, dugard said "why not look at it? stare it down until it can't scare you anymore. i didn't want there to be anymore secrets ." she had two daughters with garrido. both phillip and nancy garrido are in prison serving time for rape and kidnapping. jaycee dugard is now 31 years old. all right. our time is 5:07. let's check in with sal. i noticed some mist as i was coming in this morning. how's the commute? well, dave and pam, the roads are wet. that will make you know for a slower commute if you are driving in many areas especially west of the bay bridge or the west bay i guess. this is a look at the golden
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gate bridge where we have some wet roads and some fog as steve has been mentioning. it is misty in many areas. san francisco wet roads as well and some windshield wipers you might need them in parts of san mateo county, daly city, just along skyline there. just give yourself an extra few minutes. kind of weird for summer. actually maybe not weird. the fog westbound bay bridge as you come up to the toll plaza it looks okay. lower deck of the bay bridge they've cleared that road work. and in the south bay this is a nice look at 280 right through downtown. the traffic moves well. we just checked in with chp in the south bay and there's nothing going on when it comes to reported collisions or stalled vehicles. 5:08. let's go to steve. little shout out there for west lake and d.c. >> yes, sir. >> all right. good morning. we have a lot of low clouds in fact an extensive fog bank. it's lifted all because of an area of low pressure diving into oregon. now they dove all the way into california in june. we had one in the beginning and one in the end. well, i mean the mere fact that
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it makes it down to oregon is -- deserves a wow for this time of year because it's kind of rare. low clouds, drizzle for the coast. there's always microclimates that get the sun but it won't be very warm. low clouds, breezy for the bay. 60s. a lot of 60s. patchy low clouds overcast, sunny and breezy. it's going to be noticeably cooler. you probably felt it yesterday with the breeze and it continues today. big old fog bank out there and it's getting enhanced. 52 to 57. 52 napa, santa rosa. 55 concord. last week at this time i think they were about 65 or 68 degrees. west-southwest 21. so the old turbo charge delta breeze is in place. west 15 at sfo. sunny, breezy to windy. gusts over 30. draw your attention into that low diving into portland. see that not this time of year that's for certain. july very rare to see something of that nature coming in. low overcast drizzle cooling
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continues probably wednesday or thursday until the low ejects out. temperatures came down they'll continue that trend midweek and see gradual warm up as a high in the middle of the country dominating almost the entire country drifts back to the west. won't be for about five days. low clouds, breezy, drizzle. local drizzle. if the clears out you know it's a big cooling trend. 70 san rafael. 68 vallejo. 77 only in fairfield. 80 antioch, brentwood 5 walnut creek. berkeley 64. 78 morgan hill to 74 couper tino. upper 50s, very low 60s on the san mateo coast and also in san francisco. much cooler through wednesday. probably a slight rebound towards thursday and friday then warmer inland as we head to the weekend. well, riding your bike to work may be good exercise but could it also be making you sick? the details revealed by a new study. also a shocking discovery
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on a jet blue airplane. what flight crews found that has the f.b.i. and the tsa investigating. good morning. if you're driving on highway 4 already getting a little busy in some areas. we'll tell you where. it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done.
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welcome back to the morning news. it's now 5:13. and a huge explosion sparked by a brush fire tore through a naval base in cypress today. at least ten people are feared
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dead. the brush fire ignited containers of gun powder. in addition to the ten people killed, another 59 were injured. now the blast severely damaged the island's main power station leading to extensive power outages. and this just in, the country's defense minister and national guard chief now say that they are resigning because of the explosion. the obama administration is withholding $800 million in military aid to pakistan. the move comes after pakistan expelled american military trainers in response to the u.s. raid that killed osama bin laden. the u.s. wants to push pakistan to more aggressively pursue the taliban. the $800 million figure is a little more than a third of the more than $2 billion the u.s. gives to pakistan in security aid each year. time is now 5:14. in just a couple hours president obama will describe the battle lines in the fight
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over raising the national debt ceiling. as ktvu's allison burns reports he'll be holding a news conference before these new talks take place. allison. >> reporter: dave, that's right. and president obama is vowing to bring all the key players together every day until a deal is reached to reduce the deficit and raise the nation's debt ceiling. it was all smiles around the negotiating table yesterday as talks got underway between president obama and congressional leaders. but reports indicate the 75 minute session was testy to say the least. both sides appear to be digging in their heels about how to reduce the deficit. treasury secretary tim gait they are says a deal needs reached by the end of the week. >> as we go into july, further into july, the world is going to be progressively more concerned about whether this town, this city, washington d.c., can figure a way to solve this problem. >> reporter: a closer look at the sticking points and whether defense cuts are still on the table during my next update in about an hour. for now live in washington
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d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. well, a lot of people want to know how a stun gun ended up on a jet blue plane. the discovery was made friday night by crew members who were cleaning up after arriving in new jersey from boston. the stun gun was found tucked into the back of a seat. at this point it's not clear who the weapon belonged to or how it got on the plane. >> i can't imagine getting anything through. hats off, belts off, everything. so that's pretty amazing. >> the tsa and the f.b.i. are now investigating. our time is now 5:16. well, the f.b.i. has been asked to investigate new death threats against the lake county sheriffs. the press democrat reports someone hijacked radio frequencies belonging to the sheriff's office last week for about ten minutes. and whoever did it made several inflammatory remarks including telling the sheriff to watch his back because he would get
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shot. a similar threat has been made against sheriffive rosins he took office in january. san francisco police approved a union contract that will prevent layoffs for at least one year. police officers get a 3% pay hike and another 2% in april under this deal. they'll also have to contribute more to their pension fund. firefighters are set to vote on similar concession plans that would save the city about 31 million over the next two years. this morning the man who confessed to stealing ballots from a polling place in san francisco has a sentencing hearing. 51-year-old carl brad ford nicholas pleaded guilty to stealing ballots on election day last november while working at a polling place. the ballots were later found floating in the lagoon at the palace of fine arts. time now 5:17. a barbecue grill may be to blame for a fire that gutted a house in heelsburg. firefighters rushed to the house early yesterday morning. they found flames shooting from the two story home when they
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got there. the press democrat reports a couple who lives there got out safely but one firefighter was injured by falling debris. it took more than two hours to put out that fire. cyclists in big cities including san francisco may be at greater risk of developing heart problems. now a new study from canada says cyclists who regularly ride in heavy traffic are often exposed to pollution from cars and trucks that leads to heart problems. researchers say the risk is very small and that cyclists should continue riding because it is good for your health, good exercise. however, they say it's best to avoid busy roads with a lot of traffic. and it's best to pay attention to you and to sal if you're riding a bike or driving, fog and some wet roads this morning. >> yeah. >> well, you know, i do the traffic for bikes too. sometimes if there's a road especially in san francisco that's blocked might effect you if you take your bike. if you take your bike or your car, it's going to be wet out
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there on some roads in san francisco, san mateo county. here in the south bay as we look at 280 it's pretty dry there. northbound 280 traffic does move well getting up to highway 17. we also cover public transportation and i just checked in with them. public transportation systems throughout the bay area seem to be doing pretty well. there were some earlier delays on bart but checking in with them looks like there are no delays right now on bart according to them. let's go out and take a look at the commute. this is a look at 880 north and southbound right near the coliseum. and the traffic is moving well. by the way ace train number one leaving on time as well. and in contra costa county we always look here and there's no slow traffic here yet. it is getting maybe a little bit more crowded in antioch but if you're driving over to concord it looks good. the traffic a little bit crowded in concord and walnut creek but right now highway 24 westbound looks good all the way to oakland. 5:19. let's go to steve. sal, thank you. we have a lot of the low clouds and fog around.
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real quick though on sunday morning san ensell no and valley drop today 34 degrees. for july and august i think those are the coolest lows since 1997. that's the time of year to get into the low 40s and i know sebastopol also down there over the weekend extremely cool temperatures for july. one reason is well, we have a howling on shore wind plus a very, very strong system dropping down into the oregon area. the end result is low clouds, drizzle for the coast. also the bay. low clouds and once that burns off it will be sunny, breezy and sunny to windy after some low clouds make it out yonder. they're already there getting helped along by that system to the north. last week the fog which was way down here -- all right. it was right here but you know what i mean it's lifted now a couple thousand feet so it flies over the coastal hills. 50s for many here. san francisco, napa and santa rosa 52, san rafael 53. wasn't for the low clouds probably be cooler. 21 fairfield there's your sea breeds. west 15 at sfo.
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that's with low clouds. that's the system plowing into the north. i couldn't tell you the last time i saw something like that in july. we had our two systems in june. so overcast, drizzle, cooling continues for inland areas as temperatures continue to take a tumble. started on saturday but kicked into lower gear if you will on sunday and carry it right through midweek at least. low clouds, very breezy to windy at times. drizzle here, coast and bay, cooler for inland areas. still some 80s this time of year you expect that but these are down about 15 to 20 just one week ago san rafael 70. 76 concord. that's it. castro valley 68. brentwood 80. 78 to 79 in morgan hill, gill roy. 73 woodside but 68 san mateo, bill broadway, burlingame, san bruno 65 and san francisco 62. cool numbers continue through wednesday maybe thursday and the low kicks out and gradually high pressure will build back in but only slow warming
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inland. it is a very busy week for the stock markets and very busy today. right now european markets are dropping significantly. many of them off 1% to 2%. overnight in asia all but one major benchmark closed down that was the shanghai with economic news in china. but investors are mostly reacting to friday's week u.s. jobs report. checking in on the u.s. markets, again, looks like a down day today for us as well. we have a lot of earnings coming in though mostly from the banking and financial sector. so that should be interesting. but the dow, the nasdaq and s&p 500 were off just a little bit on friday. upscale hotels are rolling out the red carpet for tourists from china. starwood hotels are offering special features including chinese foods for breakfast and in room tea kettles at 17 of their top locations. that includes the west inn san francisco. hilton plans to make a similar
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offer. 57million chinese travel out of their home country last year that time is up more than 20% from 2009. time now 5:22. teenagers in one east bay city cannot stay out late anymore. the summer long crack down that a lot of parents like. plus the changes people may notice at lake tahoe beaches this summer. all because of the snow.
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good morning. little overcast and a lot of local drizzle as well means cooler 50s 60s. 60s around the bay 70s very, very low 80s inland. time now 5:25 in lake tahoe both the locals and tourists seeing shrinking beaches this summer after rising water levels after more than 61 feet of snow fell in the sierra nevada this season. the lake level is right now about five feet above tahoe's natural rim. that's according to the tahoe daily tribune. water authorities say it may be later this month before the lake peaks. kids in antioch better be home early. police have begun a summer long crack down on those breaking an 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. curfew. officers cited 37 teenagers in the knoll park area friday night. the crack down is not aimed at harassing kids but rather keeping them safe from criminals. >> we've had problems in some
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of our parks and the open spaces and as well as in just businesses of juveniles becoming the victims of crime late at night. >> i think it's ambrette idea. kids don't need to be out. there's nothing for them to do. they shouldn't be out there. >> police will pick a different part of the city on each crack down night. officers urge people to call them if they see groups of teenagers breaking the curfew. all right. time now 5:27. a school fire in daly city is under investigation. happened just hours ago. this early morning fire has gutted portable classrooms. >> reporter: sonoma county detectives are investigating the death of a teenage girl at a weekend sleepover. we'll have more details in a live report. also reminding drivers of an important rule of the road. a new campaign that starts today after the deaths of three cal trans workers in less than two months. good morning. if you're driving on the golden gate bridge traffic does move well heading south. we'll tell you more about the morning commute straight ahead.
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50s 60s by the beaches. 60s around the bay and 70s, yes, 70s inland or very low 8 0z. here's sal. steve, good morning. if you are driving any time soon on interstate 80 westbound you will see some slow traffic already in some spots although it's crowded here in berkeley it's not stop and go. also this morning we're going to take a look at the bay bridge westbound and that traffic is moderate. it's 5:30. go back to the desk. all right. sal. new this morning a teenage girl is dead and three others sick after a weekend sleepover in santa rosa. ktvu's allie rasmus joining us now with the details about the mystery surrounding the teenage girl's death. allie. >> reporter: dave, right now we are at the sonoma county sheriff's office in santa rosa. they are the entity investigating the death of this 14-year-old girl. now the information we have right now is very limited. but in a statement the sheriff office provided us they explained this happened saturday night, early sunday morning. four teenage girls got together for a sleepover in santa rosa.
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at some point during the night all four teens became violently sick and started throwing up after they said they passed around a soda that had some unknown substance in it. the parents told the sheriff that the soda tasted strange. at first they thought it was food poisoning but sunday morning one of the girls was unresponsive paramedics discovered the 14-year-old girl had in fact died. sonoma county sheriff's office violent crimes investigative detectives are looking into this death. we are working to get some more information. and we will provide you updates throughout the morning. live in santa rosa, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. one man shot during an armed robbery in oakland overnight. police say it happened after 10:00 last night at the area of west 16th street and chestnut. the victim was walking with another person when two
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assailants attacked them. the gunmen took some belongings and then shot the victim in the upper part of his body. he's now hospitalized in stable condition. the armed robbers fled the scene. teachers at one peninsula school have plenty of work to do before classes begin next month. an overnight fire gutted part of daly city's skyline elementary school. ktvu channel 2 reporter jade hernandez is there at the school with a look at the damage this morning. jade. that's right. the fire department doesn't know what caused this fire. we're live in front of skyline elementary. this is where the fire broke out late last night. it destroyed a classroom. we want to take you inside that damaged classroom this morning. books, chairs, audio-visual equipment all damaged. about 45 minutes ago i checked in with the north county fire authority which responds to emergencies in daly city, brisbane and pacifica. a spokesperson for the department investigators trying to determine whether this was a suspicious fire or intentionally set fortunately students don't return to school
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for a little more than a month back in august. now firefighters say that the fire appeared to have started outside a portable building last night around 11:30. within 15 minutes of arrival firefighters put out flames. this was a single alarm fire, two battalion chiefs, six engines respond. the school located on christian avenue. it's surrounded by duplexes and homes. fortunately the fire did not spread and no one was hurt. reporting live, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. time is now 5:34. pittsburg police are investigating another shooting on the delta trail. the second shooting there in less than a week. now police were called about shots fired near railroad avenue just before midnight. when the officers arrived they found someone shot on the trail. that person was rushed to the hospital. we don't know their condition. now the man shot in the head on the same trail last week has died. pittsburg police found 20-year-
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old marcus jackson wednesday night after a report of gunshots fired. police say jackson had a long criminal record and may have been targeted. no arrests have been made in that shooting. protests over a deadly shooting involving bart police officers. it's been a week since a man was shot and killed in a confrontation at the civic center station. coming up at 5:45 what changes one group will call for during a demonstration today. we're learning more about a shooting in richmond over the weekend that killed three men. police say the shooting was the result of a drug deal gone bad. 36-year-old michael anderson of richmond, 19-year-old dante of oakland and 28-year-old cory walker jr. of san leandro were all found in a triangle court public housing unit on saturday. police say gunfire erupted in the unit while a 6-year-old was playing in the next room. >> i was saying it takes the
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politician, the preacher, it takes public services, it takes private businesses and it takes the people in the community to make the community better. >> now the 6-year-old was not hurt in the shooting. police say there was a fourth man in the house who is being held for questioning. the shooting brought the total number of homicides in the past week to six. the violence comes after a dramatic drop in homicides last year. time is now 5:36. well, thousands of people are expected at a funeral this morning for the babe fan who died after falling over a railing during a texas rangers baseball game. 39-year-old firefighter shannon stone died on thursday after he fell while the rangers were playing the oakland a's. mr. stone was at the game with his 6-year-old son. he try today catch a foul ball that was thrown his way by rangers outfielder josh hamilton. representatives of the texas rangers are among the many planning to attend this morning's funeral. work on most of the new
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transbay transit center in san francisco will resume this morning. two days after a construction worker was hurt on the job. work is being stopped in the area where that worker hit a live power line saturday afternoon. the accident happened while he was relocating some underground power lines beneath fremont street between mission and howard. the worker suffered second degree burns but is expected to make a full recovery. cal osha has completed its investigation but has not released the finding. time now 5:37. cal trans wants you to remember to move over. cal trans is launching a new public safety campaign today following the deaths of three cal trans workers in less than two months. the latest one happened just a couple weeks ago in san diego. 52-year-old richard gonzalez cleaning up trash along a connector ramp when he was hit by a car. the cal trans new campaign is encouraging all drivers follow the state's move over law.
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it requires drivers to slow down and move out of the lane that's right next to where any cal trans workers are working. time now 5:37. go back to sal to check in on the commute. sal. >> all right. this morning we have that mist and that drizzle that's going to make it tough for driving in parts of san francisco, the golden gate bridge. we look at a live picture here. it is going to be a little bit slow as you head down to the toll plaza and get onto doyle drive and also parts of southern marin in some areas. not here though. here it looks nice. but when you get to some of the choke points you will slow down and you should because of the wet weather. morning commute is not effected at the bay bridge. in fact i've just switched off the high wind sign so the wind is no longer an issue on the bridge for drivers on upper and lower deck. this morning we're looking at the commute here. i want to show you see a little bit more slow traffic in that area circled here. but nothing major and some more
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slowing on approaching 242. 5:38 let's go to steve. sal, thank you. yes, we have a lot of fog. in fact low clouds and fog helped along by an unseasonably strong area of low pressure moving into oregon. so that just enhances the fog, lifts it and it's already moved way inland. you could feel it yesterday obviously. cool breeze for many. the low clouds ramped up big time right there. i mean it's solid on the coast and it will continue to be this way. the cooler pattern will take us to at least wednesday. the low has to dive in and move through oregon. that will take a couple days. end result for the coast a lot of low cloud, drizzle coast and bay. low clouds for the bay and patchy low clouds but i mean they've already made a strong surge inland. cloudy then turning sunny and breezy. very, very cool lows. if it wasn't for the low clouds it would be even cooler. some of the coolest lows since about 1997 happened in marin county yesterday down to 43 and 44. incredibly cool for this time of year. 55 san jose. west 15 at sfo.
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west-southwest 21. there you go. i mean it's right there. it's 108 rock tape just cruising right through the delta. even a west 15 at stockton. if stockton has a west wind. that's the system. it doesn't look like much but for this time of year it is much. that's giving us a big cooling trend. the cooling continues to the cooler. the low drops in, cooling started on saturday. then really started to cool down sunday. well, it will continue to do that all the way into tuesday and wednesday. low clouds -- i shouldn't say all the way that's only two days but you know what i mean. low clouds, breezy, drizzle, sunny but cooler. 60s and 70s or some 80s but that's up towards clear lake even fairfield 77 napa only 74. they did go 80. i wanted to go 79 antioch but i went 80. 75 walnut creek. 68 castro valley. alameda only 63. 73 san jose. 70s for morgan hill. 70 redwood city. 68 san mateo. half-moon bay only 60.
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and 62 officially in san francisco. cooler breezy all the way into tuesday and wednesday. then that low lifts out allowing high pressure to slowly build back in for gradual warming inland. all right. time now 5:40. yet another bay area city may ban those foam take out containers. we'll tell you where. the international space station and atlantis could be in danger. what nasa says is headed their way. good morning. if you're driving on highway 4 it's dry in this part of the bay area but it's not everywhere and you can see here on highway 4 traffic is moving well. a little windy there though. tell you more about the morning commute.
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good morning. a lot of low clouds and fog. howling sea breeze all means cooler temperatures today.
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50s 60s 7 0z coast and bay and very few low 80s inland. all right. welcome back. good morning to you. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we're following for you right now at 5:43. sonoma county sheriff investigators want to know how a 14-year-old girl died during a weekend sleepover in santa rosa. the teenage girl and her friends began vomiting saturday night after drinking soda mixed with an unknown substance. the 14-year-old did not wake up the following morning. police in pittsburg investigating an overnight shooting on the delta trail. now the person was rushed to the hospital. we don't know their condition. this by the way is the fourth violent incident on that trail in the past three months. and firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire at skyline elementary school in daly city. look at the pictures. authorities believe this fire started outside of a portable classroom. the damage includes the portable building itself and all of the desks inside.
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the crew of atlantis gets down to business today as the major part of the final shuttle mission gets underway. the astronauts start transferring and stocking a year's worth of food, clothing and other supplies on board the space station. the crew is using a robot arm to lift the 21-foot long canister out of the cargo bay of atlantis and then attach it to the space station. this is the last time the u.s. will bring supplies to the space station. now meantime back in houston nasa is monitoring some space junk that could come dangerously close to the shuttle and space station. that could interfere with the space walk planned for tomorrow which is when the piece of an old russian satellite will come closest to the space station. right now nasa does not know exactly how close it will pass, but if scientists think it's too close, the shuttle's thrusters will be use today move it out of the way. time now 5:45. hope is dwindling now that rescuers will find more
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survivors from a boat that sank in russia. authorities say an overloaded cruise ship went down during bad weather in the bulgar river. now 13 bodies have been recovered already but more than 100 passengers are still missing this morning. russian officials say 208 people were packed onto that boat but it's only licensed to carry 120. in new york's hudson river a power boat slammed right into a concrete pillar. four people are known to be dead, two others are in the hospital with severe injuries. investigators believe the boater was speeding at the time. now the impact of the crash threw him off the boat. authorities also recovered beer bottles inside. a san jose man is dead after falling from a cliff. 56-year-old reuben sans to suffered massive injuries when he fell from a cliff near state highway 1 in san mateo county. he was declared dead at the scene. one group will stage a
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protest today at bart civic center station in san francisco where bart police shot and killed a man last week. 45-year-old charles hill was allegedly wielding a knife and a bottle before bart police officers shot him last sunday. he later died at the hospital. now a group called no justice no bart is calling for the officers involved to be fired. they also want the bart police department to be shut down. today's protest begins at 4:30. time now 5:45. contra costa county property values keep falling. that's according to the latest report from the assessor's office. the value of residential and commercial property across the county dropped a half percent last year. antioch saw property values drop more than 7%. that's one of the steepest declines in the county. richmond, san ramon and moira gay were the only cities to see slight property value increases. san carlos is the latest city to eye a ban on plastic bags and foam food containers.
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the city council will discuss the issue at tonight's meeting. environmentalists say foam take out containers often end up as litter and can be ingested by wildlife. burlingame, mill brae oakland and berkeley already have foam bans in place. time now 5:47. if you're just joining us sal is telling you to drive careful. there's some mist out there. some wet roads. >> that's right. we've been talking about it. if you drive let's say across the golden gate bridge or if you drive in san francisco and parts of the san mateo county region it looks good but dry in other areas. look at 237 nice and dry on your drive into the silicon valley. let's say you're drive over to mountain view or palo alto a very nice drive on 237 so far. probably won't stay that way for long but you can enjoy it now. the morning commute looks good on interstate 880 north and southbound. that traffic looks good both directions here near the oakland international airport. and if you are driving on 80 westbound coming out from vallejo to pinole and west
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contra costa county to richmond it looks good. and driving to hayward, union city and fremont as we mentioned traffic is getting busier but so far so good. not a lot of stop and go just yet. 5:48 let's go to steve. sal, thank you. a very happy monday morning. oh my gosh a lot of gray over the bay. a week ago remember it was a hot? not now. temperatures have come way down. they were about 20 degrees maybe above average for some last well 15 to 20 but they'll be about 15 to 20 below this week. top city tour industry week all because of a very strong low dropping into the pacific northwest. a lot of fog out there. big fog bank. also some drizzle out there. 5 to 57 covers the spread. there won't be much of a difference today in temperatures even coast, bay and inland maybe only 20 degrees where last week it was about 40. west-southwest fairfield 21. it's rip roaring snorting right along boot scooting to the delta. west 15 at sfo and you can see get a good look at that low diving in now. see the key was back in june we had two of these and they came
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right over your house and mine. well you're in mid-july almost and the mere fact it makes it that far is good if you look cooler weather. if you don't hang on. you know high pressure will be back. this week looks very cool. little overcast, drizzle. the cooling continues. in fact it will continue all the way into wednesday. then that low should eject out and higher pressure will slowly build back in. but there's no sign of it really until maybe in the weekend. sunny but cooler inland areas. a lot of low clouds, 50s 60s 70s or extremely low 80s and even up into lake county and down towards morgan hill and gill roy and up to st. helena upper 7 0z very low 80s. cooling continuing through midweek and start to see a little rebound in the temps. dollar store sales are slowing down. dollar tree, family dollar stores and dollar general all missed quarterly earning targets. they say increased delivery costs are hurting them as sales
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head lower. analysts say shoppers are becoming less likely to buy even small splurges as worries over unemployment and inflation grow. well, transformer, dark of the moon now rules this year's box office. total u.s. sales were more than $261 million over the weekend. horrible bosses debuted in second as bumbling workers plot against theirs thatty supervisors. zoo keeper, cars 2 and bad teacher round out the top five. and it is 7 eleven. july 11th. the 7 eleven convenience store chain is celebrating by offering free small slurpi es to everyone. it may not be just a good will last year eastbound 7 eleven saw large sales jump 38% when they gave away the small drinks last year. there are nearly 400 bay area 7 eleven stores taking part in today's give away and it is of course between 7:00 a.m.
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and 11:00. >> can i go? >> sure. what's your favorite? cherry. >> everything. time now 5:51. saying good-bye to california and the u.s. in a royal way. how william and kate are returning to a normal schedule after a hollywood style whirlwind trip here in california. and a colorful and unexpected show. where this bird has been strutting its stuff in the midwest.
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welcome back to the morning news. take a look at this. this is a peacock. it spent sunday afternoon actually roaming around the chicago neighborhood. it avoided an animal control officer for a while, but she was able to catch up to the bird. it's not known where the peacock came from, but animal control says if no one comes forward to claim the bird, it will go to a sanctuary. there are now just three bull runs left in spain's famous festival. one person was hurt on sunday's fifth run. but yesterday at least ten people were hurt. some of them fell and were trampled during the event. the weekend runs can be the most dangerous because the streets are the most crowded on saturday and sunday. the festival ends on thursday. all right. time now 5:55. passengers on a united airlines
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flight out of san francisco are finally in germany this morning after a threatening sticker was found in the bathroom. flight 926 left sfo saturday night for frankfurt but the plane had to be diverted to chicago when a flight attendant found this threatening sticker. authorities searched, they cleared the plane before allowing passengers to continue onto germany. still no word on who put that sticker in the bathroom. well, the duke and duchess of cambridge are scheduled to be back in britain this morning. prince william and his new bride, kate, left l.a.x. yesterday afternoon. of course they were on a british airways jet. the newlyweds wrapped up a whirlwind three day tour of southern california. some of their stops included this visit to inner city children with an art school inner city arts is the place. the artistic talents impressed the students as well. >> meeting the duke and duchess and the second one was doing art because i really love art.
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and i like the duke and duchess too. >> by the way, this was william's first time in california. it was kate's first trip to the united states. lovely. all right. well, the duke of traffic here in the bay area. why thank you, pamela. >> your titles continue to grow. >> it will be a little something extra in your check this month. [ laughter ] >> all right. there is a new injury crash we just heard of. this one first reported at on skyline. the other one reported on skyline near westboro. they're not that close but they're looking for a couple. so they dispatched medical crews to both. it's pretty foggy and windy up there so just be careful when you drive on skyline. let's move along and take a look at the sunol grade. that traffic looks good. if you're driving in san jose northbound 280 off no a nice start approaching the san jose region. 5:57. back to the desk.
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all right, sal. a disturbing story. tragedy at a sleepover of teenage girls. we'll have the very latest on the death of a teenager and why investigators think something she drank may have had something to do with it. plus investigating another shooting just hours ago on a popular east bay jogging trail. good morning. extensive overcast. it will be much cooler this week. we'll have the cool numbers after the break. it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv.
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